Everyone, but everyone, makes noises about being critical and open minded. But confirmation is really the only thing they’re interested in. People are as allergic to contradiction as they are to complexity and uncertainty, and none more so than those who devote their lives to bullshit.
Disciple Manning, Disciple of the Dog, R. Scott Bakker
The inner guru is not committed to non-violence. He can be quite violent at times, to the point of destroying the obtuse or perverted personality. Suffering and death, as life and happiness, are his tools of work. It is only in duality that non-violence becomes the unifying law.
Nisargadatta, I Am That